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Possible internal iPhone damage.

I have an iPhone 5c that I have had in a life proof case. I've thrown it a couple of times and it had gotten no damage to it's outside. One day it had about 10% battery life left and it died on me way sooner than it should have and has not turned back on since. I tried to charge it in an outlet with no luck and have tried to plug it into my laptop to see if it is recognized and still no luck. I can use the manufacturer warranty but they will charge me for a new phone if there is internal damage. I can use the insurance too but I did not want to. Is it likely that there is damage on the inside? I feel like there is some way to check but I don't want to open up the phone on my own.

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Opening up the phone yourself is almost certain to void

any warranty or insurance that you may have on it.

It's also highly likely that having admitted to throwing it "a couple of times" has resulted in some form of internal damage.

Put your big boy pants on and take it to whomever has the warranty on it and have it checked out.


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I guess I'll be sending it in when I get the money or need the phone. I have a backup, which also needs a screen, but I think that one was dropped by accident. Anyway I'm ready to be done with these cell phones. A phone shaped like a phone would be nice again or at least a flip phone, and those things were durable; I dropped mine all the time. Thanks again.
- Corey

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I agree here.
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Guess I'll try not to throw anything but i couldn't lie to the lady. Those are both useful and I'm done working on them by myself. Thanks for the advice.
- Corey

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